|Alternative Views #472: POTPOURRI 18: MEXICO, HIROSHIMA, TORTURE, YANKEES - Frank Morrow|
This variety program contains information about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA," and the terrible toll the Maquiladora companies are taking on the environment and on the people along the Mexican-US border; a Japanese animated documentary about what it was like to endure the A-bombing of Hiroshima; an Iranian relates in graphic detail the torture he went through at the hands of the CIA supported secret police--SAVAK; and the efforts of two comedians to warn their fellow Austinites...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; NAFTA; Mexico; Hiroshima; Iran; torture; SAVEK
|Alternative Views #058: IRAN: TWO INSIDERS' VIEWS - Frank Morrow|
58. (N) IRAN: TWO INSIDERS' VIEWS In a stunning and emotional powerful program, an Iranian poet and political dissident vividly describes his incarceration and torture at the hands of the Shah's police -- SAVAK. Additionally, Lisa Radcliffe, who recently returned from an extensive trip to Iran, relates her experiences. She also shows the State Department documents which the students holding the hostages gave her, documenting CIA involvement and counter-revolutionary activity of the U.S...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Iran; incarceration; torture; Shah; SAVAK; Lisa Radcliffe; CIA; hostages
|Alternative Views #368: "OCTOBER SURPRISE" AND THE MEDIA - Frank Morrow|
368. "OCTOBER SURPRISE" AND THE MEDIA Author and journalist Harvey Wasserman examines the "October Surprise," the most monumental story of the past few decades, but one which has been covered up by most of the Establishment media, particularly the TV networks. The central activity of this effort was the clandestine arrangement of the prime movers in the Reagan campaign of 1980 with the Iran government to hold the American hostages in the embassy until after the elections in return for arms to be...
Keywords: `Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Harvey Wasserman; October Surprise; Reagan; Iran; hostages; 1980 election